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Global Media and Communication Industries is an online unit provided by RMIT University and Open Universities Australia. It aims to develop a cross-cultural framework for understanding the increasingly convergent communication and media industries.
You will explore the international contexts of media and communication, particularly focusing on identity, convergence and interdisciplinarity. Having selected a specific industry, you will reflect on these issues and interact with students from a variety of media and communications areas.
Ultimately, the unit seeks to encourage you to situate your professional practice within the wider media and communication industry landscape. You will learn to critically analyse responses to the dynamic changes undergoing existing and emerging professional practices.
To be eligible for this unit. you must have successfully completed the following:
In this communication unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is not currently a requirement for any course. Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Global Media and Communication Industries will provide you with a thorough understanding of the growing convergence and interdisciplinarity of the media and communication industries. By learning to situate your chosen career within the wider context of the industry, you will broaden the scope of your profession and encourage future linkages with other spheres. In particular, you will learn to appreciate the social, technological and economic changes affecting the industry, and notably the impact of the internet.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.